While nearly a million federal workers are not being paid as the government shutdown continues into its second week, the fact that the impetus behind the president’s position is pleasing “the base” is disgusting.
The 116th Congress, sworn in on January 3, is the most diverse our nation has ever seen. There are more women – 102 – than ever before. More members of the Congressional Black Caucus – 55 – than ever before.
Currently, there are several Black people in America who believe that it is not important or relevant to consider them Black
In her first news conference as a Senate-confirmed director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Kathleen Kraninger’s remarks sounded a lot like Mick Mulvaney, her former boss at the Office of Budget and Management.
In 2019, we will commemorate 400 years since the first 20 slaves were transported by ship from Africa by White slave traders and landed in Jamestown, Virginia. Now, four centuries later, race remains a central dividing line.
I have long been troubled by the fact that politicians, including judges and lawmakers, will and do swear “upon the Bible” that they will “faithfully execute” the requirements of their offices or “tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing ...
The latest attack on vulnerable Americans who need assistance to ensure that they and their families have adequate and affordable health insurance comes not from the United States Congress, where the law providing such insurance was challenged more than 60 ...
“More than building a career, what I have done throughout my life is followed my passion for activism. … So the theme I’ve noticed in my life is that great success has come when I was simply doing the things ...
Six years ago, Dec. 14 started off like an ordinary morning in classrooms across our country. Children rushed into school bundled against the cold, chatting and laughing and trying to contain all of their extra energy and excitement from the ...
In February 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Navient Corporation and two of its subsidiaries for allegedly using shortcuts and deception to illegally cheat 12 million borrowers out of their rights to lower loan repayments.
Last week, General Motors announced it will be shutting down five factories and cutting almost 14,000 jobs in North America.
The passing of former President George H.W. Bush has inspired the vocalization of deep love and appreciation for all this man did. Certainly, in this period of political ugliness,
At the funeral tribute for his late wife, Barbara, who died last April, former President George H.W. Bush sat pensively in his wheelchair near her casket,
“Georgia elections officials deployed a known strategy of voter suppression: closing and relocating polling places.
It has come to this: tear-gassing toddlers. Heartbreaking images of the American government’s attacks on asylum-seekers at the border have emerged over the past several days.